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Northern Colorado Bears Visit Portland State Vikings in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Portland State Vikings try to run the Northern Colorado Bears off the court at Pamplin Sports Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Portland State sat as 1-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Northern Colorado Bears vs Portland State Vikings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Northern Colorado Bears have watched them go 19-10 and 17-9 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Portland State Vikings are at 18-11 and 16-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Portland State Vikings are 15-10-1, while the Northern Colorado Bears have a 15-11 mark.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 63-ranked Portland State Vikings and the No. 67-rated Northern Colorado Bears in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Portland State's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 86.72 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 148 at 72.66 PPG. The Vikings field goal percentage has averaged 44.52% so far, less than the Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.14% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bears got 19 points from Jonah Radebaugh as Northern Colorado ran past North Dakota 79-66 on Saturday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

The Vikings got 12 points from Deante Strickland as Portland State ran past Northern Arizona 72-66 on Saturday at Walkup Skydome.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Colorado is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Northern Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Northern Colorado's last 19 games
  • Northern Colorado is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Portland State is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Portland State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Portland State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Portland State is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Colorado at Sacramento State, Saturday, March 3rd
Portland State at North Dakota, Saturday, March 3rd